One of the most important parts of buying a home is knowing as much as you can about the area you plan to buy in. Some important pieces of information include the economic data of the area, the demographics (specifically age ranges of the population), public and private school information and more. The areas below are some of the most popular cities in and around the Quad Cities in Iowa and Illinois. If you're looking to purchase a home, property, commercial business or even rent in the areas, click on one of the links below to learn more about the city and the economic information of the area. If you'd like to know more, feel free to contact Mel Foster Co. for more information and a list of all the active properties for sale in your preferred area.